Scientific Name
Hoplostethus crassispinus  
Hoplostethus crassispinus重胸燧鯛
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Kotlyar, 1980 Depth 280 - 600M
Chinese 重胸燧鯛 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 燧鯛科 Economic Fish No 
Family F280 Trachichthyidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 重胸棘鯛 
Max Length 25.4 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 燧鯛 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan South、North East 
Habitats Deep Sea  Holotype Locality Northeastern Pacific, Emperor Seamount Chain [northern Hawaiian Ridge] 
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 Carpenter, K. E. etc. 1999 Nakabo T. 2002 歐武雄 2006 朱永淳 2009 
Specimen List ASIZP0058510. ASIZP0060229. ASIZP0061589. ASIZP0062292. ASIZP0063119. ASIZP0063143. ASIZP0063623. ASIZP0064530. ASIZP0065134. ASIZP0066274. ASIZP0066326. ASIZP0066692. ASIZP0066693. ASIZP0066887. ASIZP0067633. ASIZP0074228. ASIZP0080171. ASIZP0080418. ASIZP0700061. ASIZP0800813. ASIZP0801251. ASIZP0801252. ASIZP0900302. ASIZP0900356. ASIZP0910813. ASIZP0911251. ASIZP0911252. CAS214599. NMMBP00110. NMMBP01119. NMMBP02865. NMMBP03524. NMMBP03531. NMMBP03798. NMMBP04128. NMMBP05403. NMMBP05784. ...List all 43 records... 
Barcode2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100% 2012-01-02,柯慧玲,CO1,100%
Common Name Slimehead 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with VI spines, and 13 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 9~10 soft rays. Caudal fin forked. Cover with small Ctenoid Scales. Abdomen middle line between pelvic fin and anal fin has 10-15 scutes. Body grey brown, all fins are light except for pectoral fin is light red.
habitats Inhabit bathypelagic marine environment; depth range 280 - 600 m. Attain maxi size 25.4cm SL. 
Distribution Northwest Pacific: Kyushu-Palau Ridge and Hawaii. Could possibly be off Viet Nam (Moore, pers. comm.). 
Utility Commercial species.